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Department of Forest Growth and Silviculture
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In 1996 an Austria-wide network of natural forest reserves which is representative for all forest communities has been established. The network will be used for the development of ecologically-oriented, nature-based silviculture. The Unit of Protective Forest and Natural Forest Reserves is charged with providing scientific leadership and management for the Natural Forest Reserves Programme. In addition, staff members are represented in a number of initiatives related to protected forest areas and nature conservation.

Priority Areas of Work

  • Natural Forest Reserves Programme
  • Protective Forest

Tasks and Activities

  • Leadership and scientific management of Natural Forest Reserves
  • Development of a geographic information system
  • Establishment of a NFR database
  • Representation of Austria in a number of initiatives (COST, MCPFE, SEBI2010)
  • Provide advisory service to forest owners (by telephone, online)

Team



Dr. Georg Frank Head of Unit
+43-1-87838-2208
Schönbrunn


Mag. Herfried Steiner Vegetation Database Management of the NFR Database
+43-1-87838-2204
Schönbrunn


Christian Neureiter Field Surveys
+43-1-87838-2203
Schönbrunn

Petra Locsmandy Secretary +43-1-87838-2207
Schönbrunn


Janine
Oettel

Natural Forest Reserves +43-1-87838-2201 Schönbrunn


Sebastian Lipp
Natural Forest Reserves +43-1-87838-2202 Schönbrunn

Contact

Unit of Natural Forest Research and Nature Conservation
Hauptstraße 7, 1140 Vienna, Austria
Head of Unit: Dr. Georg Frank

Tel. +43-1-87838-2208
Fax: +43-1-87838-2250
email: georg.frank*bfw.gv.at
Frank, G.; Khorchidi, M.
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